Naomi Osaka, who became the first Japanese player to clinch a singles Saturday, also Haitian from her father side a phrase she constantly reminds the public any time doing an interview. Proud of her performance the Celebrates Osaka’s First Grand Slam Victory York, Paris, Montreal, Santiago Chile, Brazil, and where she living actually.

The 20--old, who born Japan raised the , between an almost three culture Japanese, Haitian and American her childhood idol 6-2 6-4 Saturday a final marred by Williams’s outburst after she handed a code violation for -court . a picture of calm the midst of her opponent’s meltdown that cast a pall over the final.

In , all her performance the US-Open 2018 was religiously watching on television with the same effect of a soccer , people took a day off from the job to do miss the final, after her victory against the world famous mater champion Serena Williams that also a popular and well-respected athlete in people was screaming joyfully to celebrate the highest player from Haitian roots in history.

The most curious thing we have noticed in Brooklyn York, in East Orange Jersey All Haitian businesses, especially in and sport bar people show-up with Haitian and Japanese flag where t-shirt with Naomi Osaka and Mari Osaka the other sister in the Osaka Family that also the expect also very soon -up on podium with a major trophy as well.

Osaka, the daughter of a Haitian father and Japanese , also helping break ground in Japan as her biracial identity challenges the ’s self-image as a racially homogenous society.

Osaka is the latest biracial athlete to enter the limelight in Japan following sprinter Asuka Cambridge and baseball player Yu Darvish.

Osaka left Japan when she was three and was raised in New York and Florida. She holds Japanese and American citizenship and addresses fans on camera in broken Japanese has helped win over the public in Japan she mention religiously her half Haitian identity talking about her father Leonard Farnçois who teach sisters how player also she always about her grandmother from her dad side by saying I grow in a Haitian family also.

Japan is becoming more ethnically diverse one of 50 births is to biracial couples these days there is still plenty of prejudice against “haafu,” or half-Japanese, including cases of bullying mixed race children because they look or have names.

Public attitudes are slowly changing as Japanese society becomes more integrated with the global , and the emergence of more ethnically mixed , especially in sports, is helping.

the 2016 Rio Olympics, Mashu Baker won a gold medal in judo and Cambridge anchored the silver medal-winning 4×100 meters relay team.

“Japanese are more accustomed to people from other cultures,” said Hirotaka Matsuoka, a professor of sports marketing Waseda in Tokyo.

“If an athlete isn’t half-hearted and really makes it clear they are representing Japan, the public them.”

In the side from the Haitian culture where the biracial citizen is always welcome because of the history of this roots from ethnicity as Amerindians, , Spanish, German, Arabic, Asian and African descendants who are majority represent 80 %   of the population.

Naomi Osaka has followed by the Haitian media with scrutiny since the last seven years, in her first Grand Slam victory is only confirmation for her to show the world she is Champion and her sacrifice for this sport has paid off, but it’s also a mean for Japan the first athlete male and ever win a in the history of Japan  she has celebrated they as heroes.

 In Haitian and all the Haitian diaspora all over the world she represents everything an idol, a champion, a breakthrough in the sport’s history, the first woman athlete with Haitian roots, she also a model for youngsters especially the girls who since appreciating her simplicity, her honesty and how humble she is.

In the end, the American media and the American Public as tendency presented her as a Haitian American Japanese  champion, it seems  3 of the world Caribbean, American and Asian  culture who wants a of Naomi Osaka they all want her a of their nation, but the reality she compete under the Japanese Flag as a Japanese and cheering her Haitian Identity in her and proud of it, also any young Amerian salute her   New-York in Maimi.

Never an athlete so appreciating for her biracial and multicultural identity and her to show her love and appreciation for all of her social and cultural roots because she is an athlete, a young woman a Champion and a lovely person.

The Osaka’s sister’s Naomi and Mari stepping in of the William’s sister’s family to the new legends in with a little more because they represent a story of love and cultural diversity any cliché limitation they are and we can wait for more surprise from Naomi and Mari Osaka in the .

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